Bric Cenciurio Barolo DOCG 2015
- Textured, savoury
- Barolo DOCG
We have previously sold the Langhe nebbiolo from this fantastic Piemontese producer and now we present their Barolo DOCG - oh yeah!! It is a joy to be working with their top wine, an example of perfectly made and aged nebbiolo from the esteemed region.
This five-year-old wine comes from 30-40 year-old vine in the sub regions of Coste di Rose and Monrobiolo di Bussia. The vineyards are managed with minimal inputs and the winemaking is quite modern. Expect all of the hallmarks of quality nebbiolo - the classic tar-and-roses nose with layers of dry herbs. Structurally it is Barolo through and through, with a tannin structure that will carry the wine for years and driving acid interlaced with fruit and savoury notes.
“Rose, truffle and camphor aromas mingle with a whiff of forest berry. Full bodied and delicious, the chewy palate doles out raspberry compote, ripe black cherry, cinnamon and licorice before a tobacco close. Velvety tannins provide supple support. This is the best wine I've had to date from this estate. Drink 2021–2030.”
Full price $80.00 from the producer.
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- Barolo DOCG
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- 100% Nebbiolo
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These are the wines dreams are made of, from the foggy little tough-skinned nebbiolo grape and the beautiful region of truffles and rolling hillsides. In these dreams lives the hauntingly long flavours and "peacock tail"-like tannins that bring a kaleidoscope of ever-evolving experience to the taste buds, and conversation to the table. To me, where Burgundy falls short so often, Barolo is rarely not worth the money. In fact, once you experience a good vintage with the right amount of age, it's hard not to justify the coin.